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Re: [IP] Re: Abdominal Pain and pump removal: LANTUS



> Thanks to everyone who responded to my request for info on the distened
> abdomen etc. I have had to remove the pump as insertion is just to
> painful at this point as my skin is even very sensitive. I have returned
> to Lantus at 45 units per day in the evening and Novolog to cover meal
> carbs. I lost my old prescribed routine for Lantus and Novo does this
> sound about right? 45 units of Novo ave. of 15 prior to each meal and
> corrections as needed. I have used my thighs as sites as well as the
> abdomen.  I would like to try the hip thing but how do you see where to
> put it and how do you sit and not catch is on everything? Thanks again. 
> My Endo's office is closed until the first and his coverage is only for
> emergency needs. They don't consider this an emergency. .
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See the pictures and diagrams of alternate sites as well as the videos 
at the previous posted link:

http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/faqs.shtml#photos

You should be able to find a suitable site among these examples.

Michael
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